Whitney M. Harvey
Whitney’s practice focuses on municipal liability, insurance defense and general civil litigation. She has handled a broad range of civil litigation matters involving wrongful death, personal injury, commercial and business litigation, and dram shop and social host liability. Whitney is experienced in managing litigation matters in both state and federal court, including leading jury trials to verdict.
Previously, Whitney was in-house counsel for a major insurance company, supervising outside counsel on all aspects of civil litigation involving policyholders, in five western states.
Super Lawyers® designated Whitney as one of its Southwest Rising Stars, from 2014 to 2016.
Arizona State University (B.S. Accountancy, cum laude, with College Honors, 2007)
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (J.D., 2010)
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona (2010)
State Bar of Arizona, Member (2010-Present)
Committee on Minorities & Women in the Law (2015)
Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (2015-2016)
Member, Diversity Committee
Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (2010-Present)
Member, Ladder Down Program, 2014 Selected Participant
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Member (2014-Present)
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
Presenter, “Opening Statements,” Arizona Association of Defense Counsel Young Lawyers Division CLE, April 2017
Presenter, “The Nuts and Bolts of Defending a Dram Shop Case”, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel Advocacy Luncheon, January 2015
Community Information and Referral Services, Board of Directors (2013-2017), President (2015)
Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix, Board of Directors (2014-2015)